Ifor Roberts Collection

Scope and Content

The collection consists of subject files collected by and slides taken by Ifor Roberts on topics of interest to him such as the Dolgarrog aluminium works, local railways and other transport and of the Conwy Valley area; also a 1920 photograph album taken of the aluminium works.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ifor Roberts worked for 43 years for Aluminium Corporation Limited, Dolgarrog as a metallurgist, finishing his career there as technical manager. He had a number of interconnecting interests including the history of the Dolgarrog works, and the related rail, water and road networks. He was a founder member of the Llandudno and Conwy Valley Railway Society.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see http://www.conwy.gov.uk/en/Resident/Libraries-Museums-and-Archives/Archives/Archives.aspx.

Custodial History

Donated by Ifor Roberts' widow, Mrs Priscilla Roberts in January 2009.